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Coastal Monitoring Assistance Offered By U.S.

June 13 2012


The U.S. Dept. of Defense has announced that it will provide a land-based radar to the Philippines, reports Agence France-Presse.

The radar will be part of a "watch center" designed to track ships off the coast, a Pentagon spokeswoman said on Tuesday.

The center will help with counter-proliferation and counter-smuggling operations, she said. The cost and the timeline for the project have not yet been announced.

Last week, Philippine President Benigno Aquino visited the...

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